President/CEO Texas Council on Economic Education
Laura Ewing serves as the president and CEO of the Texas Council on Economic Education (TCEE). Ewing has a bachelor’s degree in secondary social studies education and a master’s in educational leadership. Prior to this position she served as a curriculum specialist in Pearland ISD. As a classroom teacher she taught for 24 years with most of her experience with economics and government curriculum. In 2003 she decided to put the lessons she had taught into practice and ran for city council in Friendswood, TX and served for two terms. She also does mission work in the Houston area and staff development in northern Mexico.
TCEE is a nonprofit that provides staff development on economics, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy throughout the state. The organization provides three student programs: Economics Challenge, PFL Challenge, and the Stock Market Game ™. TCEE and Opportunity Texas have launched a Smarter Texas project to promote financial literacy instruction in grades. K to 12 and Smarter Texans Save to encourage a culture of savings to pay for college, trade school, and other of life’s needs. More information on the TCEE programs can be obtained at www.economicstexas.org and www.smartertexas.org.
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